BewilderBeasts!

BewilderBeasts!

with: Melissa McCue-McGrath

Join Melissa as she dives deep into the weirdest, funniest, sciency-est ways in which animals intersect at humanity. How is a horse responsible for the FDA? How did fish farts nearly cause bombs to fly between Russia and Sweden? How did a pigeon save 194 soldiers in wartime? Why are honey bees trained to find unexploded landmines in Croatia? Let's find out on BewilderBeasts - where animals intersect at humanity!

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July 26, 2022x
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BONUS (Patreon Exclusive!): Hungry, Hungry Hippos

A bonus episode pulled from Patreon to keep you company this summer. Learn all about how Pablo Escobar's bad choices led to the largest invasive ...

May 30, 2022x
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00:25:2417.48 MB

Ep 71: It's Witch-ah-Tah

Season 3 Finale: Three headlines from around the US: A javelina commits light B&E and steals a motor vehicle over Cheetos; a fugitive flamingo fro...

May 23, 2022x
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00:40:2827.83 MB

Ep 70: Betting on the Ponies

This week a look at the less-greats in horse racing, including a horse named after a fruit, a horse named after a tuber, and an announcer has to call ...

May 16, 202200:29:0119.97 MB

Time Traveler (Ep 24)- Go Ask Alice

A personal note from Melissa re: Roe v. Wade and a throwback episode about feminism by way of First Daughter, Alice Roosevelt's pet garder snake,...

May 09, 2022x
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00:23:4716.38 MB

Ep 69: Shave and a Haircut

One sheep in Australia goes on the "lamb" and comes back from his "ram"springa needing a haircut of epic proportions. Please visit...

May 02, 2022x
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00:31:3821.77 MB

Ep 68: Who Watches The Watchmen?

When violent militarized police attack school children protesting for the right to education in Chile, hundreds of homeless street dogs stand in the w...

April 25, 2022x
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00:24:3416.91 MB

Ep 67: Doom Bloom

An invasive little bugger is murdering trees & plants in mid-Atlantic states by sucking them dry, then uses poisonous poop to finish the job. One ...

April 17, 2022x
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00:23:4916.4 MB

Ep 66: Knights in Shining Flannel

The time LL Bean teamed up with a taxidermist and a woman from New Sweden, Maine, to make an unbelievably rare event come back to life for the masses....

April 11, 2022x
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00:16:2911.36 MB

Ep 65:The Queen's Cat and The Pig War

Three shorter stories that couldn't quite make an entire episode on their own: A cat on the Queen's payroll in the UK and a pig who started ...

April 04, 2022x
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00:36:4225.24 MB

Ep 64: Ciga-crows

Starting Season 3 : Swedish crows trained to pick up cigarettes in exchange for actual peanuts- it's proposed to save towns over 75% of the monet...

April 01, 2022x
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00:15:4010.8 MB

April Fools-A-Roo! (The Yankee Vs Ostrich with Nick Charlie Key)

April Fool's Day is in full swing on this episode of not-exactly BewilderBeasts! Let's learn about a bit about by way of a New York Yankee&a...

March 28, 202200:20:3014.12 MB

Time traveler (episode 18): Don't Do Toads, Kids!

In this fan favorite, we revisit Melissa's failed foray into pharmaceutical advertising. All resources for this replay can be found in the show n...

March 20, 202200:28:0519.33 MB

Time traveler (ep 33): Napoleon's WHAT was stolen?!?

Missing historical appendages? Fierce women who get it done? Big goofy hero dogs? Quirky facts and serious history? It's all here. If there is on...

March 13, 202200:24:1916.74 MB

Time traveler (ep 26): "Oh, He's The Dead Guy"

When Melissa's asked which story sticks with her the most, it's the one of the Border Collie who unmasked the terrible racists in Tennessee....

March 06, 202200:13:409.43 MB

Time traveler (episode 8): POLL!

In this fan favorite, we meet Poll - President Andrew Jackson's swearing parrot,-who makes frequent cameos through the episodes of Bewilderbeasts...